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Mitch Trubisky taking designation as No. 1 quarterback on Steelers’ depth chart in stride

The initial depth chart Pittsburgh Steelers coach Mike Tomlin released Friday had Mitch Trubisky listed as the first-team quarterback. The designation didn’t mean much to Trubisky. “I didn’t look at it,” Trubisky said Saturday. “Coach said it doesn’t matter.” Tomlin reiterated after a two-hour practice at UPMC Rooney Sports Complex that the depth chart isn’t …

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Top 5 Free Agent Fits for the 2022 Steelers: Preseason Edition

Top 5 Free Agent Fits for the 2022 Steelers: Preseason Edition

NFL Football is officially back, and Steelers football is just days away! With that in mind, let’s time to take a look at the current free agent market and determine which available players would make the most sense for the Steelers. According to Over The Cap, the Steelers have an estimated $9,795,599 in salary cap …

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Updating the Steelers’ salary cap following Diontae Johnson’s contract

Updating the Steelers’ salary cap following Diontae Johnson’s contract

The Pittsburgh Steelers are chugging through 2022 training camp and are about a week away from their first preseason game. While there cold continue to be some swapping of players throughout training camp, there is always the chance something else changes things whether large or small. As reports come in of these deals well before …

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Tim Benz: Steelers, Diontae Johnson had to give up a lot to settle on contract

The Steelers’ new contract with wide receiver Diontae Johnson sums up that old adage from business negotiations. A fair deal for both sides probably means that neither side is completely happy with the contract that has been signed. I don’t think that always has to be true. Look at Sidney Crosby’s 12-year, $104 million deal …

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Pittsburgh Steelers sign hold-in WR Diontae Johnson to contract extension

Pittsburgh Steelers sign hold-in WR Diontae Johnson to contract extension

PITTSBURGH — Diontae Johnson got his deal. After a weeklong hold-in at the Pittsburgh Steelers’ training camp, the wide receiver and the team reached a two-year extension that averages $18.355 million per year, sources told ESPN’s Adam Schefter and Kimberley Martin. The deal, worth up to $39.5 million if he reaches incentives, includes $27 million …

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Must-see NFL rookies in the preseason: 49ers' Drake Jackson, Steelers' George Pickens worth a closer look

Must-see NFL rookies in the preseason: 49ers’ Drake Jackson, Steelers’ George Pickens worth a closer look

The NFL preseason officially kicks off Thursday as the Las Vegas Raiders and Jacksonville Jaguars meet in the Hall of Fame game. The game is a good reason to reflect on pre-draft biases and single out some rookies who I am most excited to see during the preseason. The Trojan ranked No. 25 overall on …

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Tim Benz: It’s what Steelers GM Omar Khan did not say about Diontae Johnson’s contract that matters most

Pittsburgh Steelers general manager Omar Khan made his feelings about Diontae Johnson abundantly clear Tuesday. He wants him on the team. This year and moving forward. One thing Khan didn’t make quite as obvious is that he wants Johnson to stay at the franchise’s preferred salary. Not the vastly expanding going rate set for receivers …

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Steelers linebacker speaks cautiously, but he’s clearly not a fan of NFL’s protective Guardian Caps

When it comes to the NFL’s new “Guardian Caps,” Pittsburgh Steelers linebacker Myles Jack is at least trying to be more diplomatic than, say, for instance, Green Bay’s De’Vondre Campbell. “I just think it’s stupid, to be honest,” Campbell said via Packers Wire. “You say you’re doing it to protect us, but the minute we …

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